Roasted Chicken with Sweet Potatoes, Apples and Sage

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 chicken breast and 1/2 of apple-sage sauce

Calories: 254 • Total Fat: 7g • Total Carbohydrate: 24g (Fiber: 3g • Sugars: 10g) • Protein: 23g (Vitamin C: 9%)

Nutritional Highlights

Well Balanced • Metabolism Booster • Rich in Healthy Fats • Gluten-Free • Dairy-Free • Immunity Booster

This recipe is an excellent balance of protein, healthy fat and complex carbohydrates to stabilize your blood sugar and keep you satisfied.


Roasted chicken with Sweet potatoes, apples and sage

Servings: 2

INGREDIENTS
  • 8 oz boneless, skinless chicken breast (two 4 oz pieces)
  • 1/2 cup sweet potatoes, cubed
  • 1 small apple, sliced thin (about 4 oz)
  • 1/2 cup yellow onion, sliced thin
  • 2 tbsp fresh sage, chopped
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 1/2 cup low sodium chicken broth, divided
  • 4 tbsp apple cider vinegar, divided
  • 1/2 tsp honey (or agave nectar)
  • salt and pepper
  • cooking spray
METHOD
  1. Preheat oven to 350ºF. Lightly coat sweet potatoes with cooking spray and bake for 30 minutes.
  2. Next, lightly season chicken with salt and pepper.
  3. Add oil  to a large skillet over medium heat. Add chicken to the skillet and sear for 2 minutes. Flip chicken over, add 1/4 cup broth + 2 tbsp apple cider vinegar and sear for an additional 2 minutes.  Transfer chicken to a baking dish and set skillet aside. Bake in the oven (at the same time the sweet potatoes are baking) until chicken is cooked through, about 15 minutes.
  4. Add apples, onions, honey, remaining 1/4 cup broth and 2 tbsp apple cider vinegar to the skillet over medium heat. Allow to simmer, stirring occasionally, until apples and onions are soft (about 5-7 minutes). Reduce heat to low.
  5. Remove chicken and sweet potatoes from the oven, place in the skillet, and coat in sauce. Add sage and simmer for 2-3 minutes.
  6. Divide into two servings.
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